Central Taiwan records heaviest rainfall of current weather system

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/05/20
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, May 20 (CNA) Central Taiwan had recorded the most significant rainfall 201505200025t0001as of early Wednesday afternoon, thanks to a strong plum rain front currently affecting the country, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).

As of 3:30 p.m., Dajia District in Taichung topped all areas of Taiwan, with daily accumulated rainfall of 175 mm, followed by the city’s Waipu District with 169.5 mm and Da-an District with 157 mm, bureau data shows.

The Water Resource Agency (WRA) also issued warnings for flooding in Taichung and neighboring Changhua to the south, while the bureau said areas affected by torrential rain could gradually expand beyond northern and central Taiwan to reach southern parts of the island.     [FULL  STORY]

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